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January 2, 2023

Ensuring a Smooth Transition from Dentures to Dental Implants

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a patient smiling after transitioning to dental implants in Fort Worth

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your dentures to something a little more effective, have you considered dental implants in Fort Worth? Often regarded as the gold standard for replacing missing teeth, dental implants are in a class of their own and can do some pretty incredible things that dentures simply aren’t capable of. Keep reading to learn a little more about why this transition is worth it, along with what you can expect during it.


December 20, 2022

Lifespan of Dental Implants: How Long Do They Last?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 6:30 am
dentist answering questions about lifespan of dental implants

Dental implants are one of the most popular ways to replace missing teeth. This is because they are incredibly durable and come last decades with proper care. They are also the only option that reproduces the roots of the teeth as well as the crown. But exactly how long can you expect your dental implants to last? Continue reading to learn about the lifespan of dental implants as well as what you can do to make your new smile last as long as possible.


December 7, 2022

Why Do I Have a Bitter Taste in My Mouth?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 11:11 pm
person wondering why there’s a bitter taste in their mouth

We’ve all had a bad taste in our mouth at one point or another. Whether it’s the result of something you ate, an illness, or some other factor, a sudden, unpleasant flavor is never any fun. Though this unwanted taste is sometimes nothing to worry about, a bitter flavor in your mouth may be a sign that something is off. Continue reading to learn what causes a bad taste in the mouth, what it means, and what you can do about it.


November 25, 2022

A Complete Smile: The Entire Denture Process

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 1:34 am
a woman at the dentist smiling at her dentures in mirror

Missing teeth affect more than just your appearance. Like many people, your missing teeth may make certain foods hard to eat, too. That is why you are so excited to be filling in the gaps of your smile with dentures! But when can you expect your dazzling smile to be complete? Read on to learn about the full denture process.


November 4, 2022

Are You a Good Candidate for Sedation Dentistry?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:47 am
woman undergoing sedation therapy

In general, most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. This can lead to procrastinating attending appointments or sometimes not even going altogether. But luckily there is a solution—dental sedation! Read on to learn five reasons that it could be right for you.


October 5, 2022

4 Common Cosmetic Dental Imperfections & Their Solutions

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:49 pm
woman hiding cosmetic dental flaws in Fort Worth

Do you typically hide your teeth whenever you take a selfie? Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks in the mirror? If you want to feel more confident about your pearly whites, you might consider undergoing cosmetic dentistry. With these treatments, you’ll be able to correct one or several imperfections to boost your overall appearance and quality of life. Keep reading to learn about four of the most common dental flaws and how your dentist can address them!  


September 19, 2022

How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:05 am

Woman benefiting from sedation dentistryIf visiting your dentist makes your palms sweat or your heart race, sedation dentistry can help you sit back and relax. However, it’s also a great option if you need complex or lengthy treatment. Although it offers exceptional benefits, dental insurance doesn’t always cover the cost of sedation. There’s no flat fee for dental sedation because every situation differs, but don’t have to compromise your comfort if money is tight. Here’s what you need to know when budgeting for sedation dentistry. 


August 18, 2022

What Exactly is a Diastema?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 4:05 pm
Close-up of a smile with a gap between the front teeth

If you have a gap between your front teeth, you might think it looks unpleasant. After all, only kids could make something like that look cute. As for adults, a front tooth gap can alter a smile’s alignment and worsen its appearance. Thankfully, though, this issue is easily treatable with help from a cosmetic dentist. To learn more, here’s a summary explaining your diastema and how good dental work can fix it.


July 30, 2022

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat After Teeth Whitening

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:15 am
Woman smiling while eating yogurt at home

Are your teeth looking yellow and discolored? Good news: a professional teeth whitening treatment can easily blast away stubborn stains, restoring your bright, beautiful smile. While the results typically last for a few months, they can last for 6+ months if you’re mindful of what you eat. With this in mind, here is a quick overview of the best and worst foods to eat after teeth whitening!


July 7, 2022

Will My Chipped Tooth Heal By Itself?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:18 pm
man thinking about a chipped tooth in Fort Worth

Although your enamel is the hardest material in your body, it doesn’t mean they’re invulnerable to damage. With one wrong bite or a sudden blow to the face, you might find yourself with a chipped tooth. However, you may be wondering if you’ll even need treatment, especially if you aren’t experiencing any discomfort. Maybe it’ll heal on its own? Keep reading to learn what you should expect from a chipped tooth and why you shouldn’t take a wait-and-see approach.

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